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Did you read about the Congress Plaza Hotel, the pope's shoes, and Andrew Greeley

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The Congress Plaza Hotel, now without protesters
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  • The Congress Plaza Hotel, now without protesters
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About Chicago's Anti-Eviction Campaign? (It's featured in this coming Sunday's NYT mag.) Steve Bogira

• That the decade-long strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel has ended? Mick Dumke

• That life expectancy is rapidly declining for the country's least educated white women, and a new study has discovered that unemployment is one of the most significant factors? Tal Rosenberg

• About the typo terrorist who threatened an Oregon office with a pressure cooker bomb because its sign was misspelled? (He later complained that the instructions to make the bomb were misspelled as well.) Aimee Levitt

• That Pope Emeritus Benedict (or whatever we're supposed to call him now) has switched from red shoes to brown? Aimee Levitt

• That native Chicagoan, liberal Catholic priest, and best-selling novelist Andrew Greeley has died? Kate Schmidt

• That Spin magazine let go of its editor in chief, Caryn Ganz? Leor Galil

• That Todd Garner, the man who brought us the Adam Sandler (s)hit Jack and Jill, is talking about making a Grumpy Cat movie? Gwynedd Stuart

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